Monthly Archives: January 2018

La Mer Continues Exhilarating Month Of Fireworks, Fun Activities This DSF

La Mer, a world-class beachfront destination in Dubai’s prestigious Jumeira 1 neighbourhood, will continue to delight residents and visitorsto the city duringthe 23rd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).

La Mer, along with Meraas destinationsThe Beach and Al Seef, will illuminate the skies with spectacular firework displays every weekend. Throughout the month, the neighbourhoodis also hosting a varietyof entertaining activities, including a dazzling carnival parade,a bouncy castle, and aDSF kids’ workshop called Petit La Mer that comprises flip-flop art design, face painting and SpongeBob arts and crafts, among others.

Lebanese Queen Of Stage Myriam Fares To Perform Live At Global Village

Myriam Fares, one of the most popular Lebanese pop artists will perform live on the Main Cultural Stage at Global Village on Friday, 19th January 2018. An accomplished singer, dancer and entertainer, Myriam has released five albums to date and boasts hits in three main Arabic dialects – Lebanese, Egyptian and Khaleeji.

Myriam’s popularity was endorsed by Arab audiences when she set records with online music streaming services for the most played artist and most played album in the Arab world for her fifth album ‘Aman’, which was released in 2015. She has a penchant for creatively mixing music genres and her music videos serve as vehicles that demonstrate her acting skills. She made her acting debut with ‘Itiham’, a TV series that was aired in 2014.She is known for her imaginative style of entertainment, her outlandish choice of wardrobe and expressive dance style and is compared with Colombian pop star Shakira.

Global Village’s concerts series is continuing every Friday of Season 22 at 9pm on its signature Main Cultural Stage. All concerts are included in the price of Global Village’s entry tickets for AED 15.

Say It with ‘Thai For Two’ This Valentine’s Day At Pai Thai

If you’re looking for somewhere extra special to show you care this Valentine’s Day, then luxury fine-dining restaurant Pai Thai Is taking the guesswork out of planning the perfect evening with its exclusive Valentine’s Special Four Course Menu that will have your date swooning.

Pulling out all the stops this February 14th, the charming waterfront destination, nestled among the winding waterways of the tranquil Madinat Jumeirah, is kicking off proceedings with a four-course set menu boasting its trademark premium Thai dishes for AED1,500 per couple including a bottle of rose bubbles, or AED1,000 per couple including 2 glasses of rose bubbles on arrival.

From starters comprising Hoy Chell Yang Yam Som O (grilled scallop, pomelo salad and dried coconut) and Curry Puff Phaks (Thai mix vegetable puffs with yellow curry, onion and sweet potato) to soups and main courses such as Gaeng Khiew Wan Gai (chicken ball green curry), Goong Mang Khon Nung See Eiw (steamed lobster) and Phad Kana Nam Man Hoy (wok fried Thai broccoli), guests will end the extravaganza with Kluay Thod (deep fried banana with chocolate sauce, Thain cookie and vanilla ice-cream).

Pre-booking is compulsory and can be made through 04 432 3232 or

Marathon City Effort Keeps Dubai Race At The Forefront Of World Athletics

It will take a marathon effort by many departments of the Government of Dubai to prepare for the city’s role in the athletics’ world spotlight next week, with more than 30,000 runners expected to take to the streets for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon.

An army of police personnel, RTA staff, Dubai Municipality teams and ambulance and health crews are already preparing to handle an event that covers over 42km of the streets of the UAE and which gets underway from Umm Suqeim Road on January 26.

To be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and held under the aegis of the Dubai Sports Council, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is just one of many world-class sporting events staged in the city.

Epson’s Mobile Trucks Bring Wide Screen HD

For two weeks, starting on January 17, 2018, Epson mobile trucks will stop at various locations in Dubai, giving residents an amazing opportunity to experience high-definition wide screen entertainment with Epson’s EH-TW5600 home cinema projector in three different scenarios- gaming, sports and movies- all within a typical home environment.

In a recent study by Epson on the home entertainment habits of UAE residents, it was highlighted that the experience of using a projector is rated better than with a TV, with 59% of all respondents stating that projectors are more enjoyable to watch than TV. Movies are the main form of entertainment for which projectors are used; and in the future, watching sports may be the main reason. The key reasons respondents gave for choosing a projector over a TV included the projector’s screen size and cost per inch, it’s ease of use, portability and high screen resolution.Current projector owners in the UAE plan to continue with projectors, while current TV owners are open to buying a projector, with two thirds (67%) of all respondents stating they are likely or very likely to consider a home cinema projector in the future.

Speaking about the mobile truck event, Jason Whiley, Director of Sales, Epson Middle East, says: “We want people to experience what home cinema projectors offer you when watching a movie, your favourite sport or your preferred video, all in high definition, up to 300 inches on your wall, and in the comfort of your own home. Our trucks will stop at popular locations in Dubai and customers are invited to step in and enjoy the immersive experience that our home cinema projectors offer. It’s going to be fun, engaging and everyone will have a great time.”